Plastics Are Killing the Ocean’s Turtles

Plastics Are Killing the Ocean's Turtles

Are you a scientist? Perhaps a materials engineer? If so, can you please figure out a material we can use for, oh, say, everything on earth, that doesn't last nearly forever, pollute virtually all of our waterways, and end up in the gu[...]

Previously Unknown Coral Reef Discovered off South Carolina

Coral Reef Discovered off South Carolina

Wonders never seem to cease in the vast unknowable ocean. Makes sense, actually, considering its vastness. And unknowableness. But now we know just a little bit more about a piece of the ocean in our own backyard and it's kinda mindblo[...]

Whale Dead After Eating Our Plastic Bags

Whale Dies After Eating Plastic Bags

An innocent Pilot whale washed up dead on a beach in Thailand last week. The cause? It ate 80 plastic bags. 17 pounds worth. Because the ocean is filling up with plastic. The whale drifted into a canal, listless and obviously stricken [...]

Just “San No” to Nukes

Just "San No" to Nukes

If you’re anywhere near Southern California, surely you’ve heard by now that radioactive waste from the nuclear power station at San Onofre may be held in permanent storage right smack on the beach, a stone’s throw fr[...]

Hey! Help Your Local Break

Hey! Help Your Local Break

If you're an eco-conscious surfer, what do you do to directly impact the health of the ocean? In a positive way, I mean. Lord knows, probably 90-percent of our impact on the coastline is extremely, almost aggressively negative. Do you [...]